Location
Sherburn in Elmet, UK
Job Function
Transport & Logistics
Type
Permanent
The Role & Key Responsibilities

AB Connect offers nutrition and feed manufacture expertise through a range of businesses to help farmers, producers and businesses all along UK food and farming supply chain. We demonstrate our Winning Ways behaviours in everything we do, being Responsible, Inquisitive Brave and Inclusive.

If these fit with your way of working, then we are looking for one LGV Cat C+E Licence, CPC driver to join our Sherburn-in-Elmet feed mill. We're the UK's largest producer of Pig and Poultry feed with 11 sites located across the UK, delivering to customers nationwide.

Reporting to the site Transport Manager, you'll safely and effectively perform bulk blown animal feed deliveries to our customers. You must be a team player, in addition to being able to work well individually. This role is shift based, working 7 days a week, with shifts planned annually, so a degree of flexibility is required.

  • Adhere to all site and Company Health and Safety regulations, including driving responsibly within speed limits and staying within parameters of tachograph regulations.
  • Completion of daily walk round checks in accordance with the Driver's Handbook before leaving site and or commencing shift.
  • Conduct feed deliveries accurately and efficiently.
  • Ensure all delivery paperwork is completed, returned and recorded as required by Company procedures.
  • Completion of vehicle defect paperwork on time and in following Company procedures.
  • Liaising with your fellow drivers, production operators. Production Manager and Operations Manager regularly to ensure the needs of our customers are met.
  • Safe and timely loading and unloading of the vehicles as instructed with regard to gross weight, axle weight, road safety and product quality.
  • Following and maintaining vehicle hygiene in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Follow all bio-security procedures and legislation, including completing any administration.
  • Minimise the production of waste and use of resources.

It's ideal if you have blowing equipment experience, however this is not essential. An FLT Licence would be desirable as would a thorough understanding of quality standards.

What's really important to us is that you're self-motivated, a team player and a great communicator. Great customer service skills and a desire to meet customer expectations are also very important to us.

We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  

Be part of a growing global community

AB Agri is made up of 3000+ talented people operating across the agri-food industry to produce and market animal feed, nutrition and technology-based products and services.  We work with customers around the globe to produce sustainable food for a growing population. For over 30 years we have been committed to changing agriculture for the better so that the food we eat is produced safely and in a responsible way. 

We are united by our family values that represent who we are, how we work together and how we help our customers.

  • Pioneering – Curious, spirited and bold. We lead, the right way.
  • Excellence – We seek excellence in all that we do.
  • Growth – We create ways for our people and customers to thrive.

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Good for people, Good for business

AB Agri is an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. 

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes just a few minutes.

As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we need to improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

 

About The Company
AB Connect offers nutrition and feed manufacture expertise through a range of businesses to help farmers, producers and businesses all along UK food and farming supply chain. Based in Peterborough (UK), AB Connect is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc.  For more information please go to https://www.ab-connect.co.uk/
 

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